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Sharma A, Kurtz KS, Schweitzer KM, Silken DR, Beitler J. J Prosthet Dent. 2005;93:24-7


This report describes a method in which a customized carrier was fabricated for a patient experiencing difficulty during initial brachytherapy treatment, while using a conventional radiation carrier. When designing a customized brachytherapy carrier for a maxillary defect, it is imperative to achieve stability and retention to ensure maximal therapeutic radiation to the desired location. The fabrication and benefits of using a customized, retentive, stable, and comfortable orofacial brachytherapy carrier are described.

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